The people behind the
great ideas at MWE.
Debra Oster, CPA - Director
Debbie started with MWE in 1978 while attending Hofstra University and has been here ever since. In addition to her client responsibilities, she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the department, advising the firm on current developments, implementing new firm practices and procedures, and acting as the liaison with the IT department regarding tax processing software and electronic filing. She was actively involved in the firm’s transition to a "paperless" environment. She is also a member of the firm's Best Practices Committee.
Debbie services a diverse client base in various industries including, Real Estate, Manufacturing and High Net Worth Individuals.
In addition to receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Hofstra, Debbie also has a Master’s in Taxation from CW Post and was awarded her CPA in 1982. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and on the Board of Directors for both the Inwood Country Club and her Condo Association.
- April 16, 2019Deducting business meal expenses under today’s tax rules
In the course of operating your business, you probably spend time and money “wining and dining” current or potential customers, vendors and employees.What can you deduct on your tax return for these expenses?
- February 28, 2019What Is a 1099 Form and Who Gets One?
- June 6, 2018Sending your kids to day camp may provide a tax break
When school lets out, kids participate in a wide variety of summer activities.If one of the activities your child is involved with is day camp, you might be eligible for a tax credit!
- April 24, 2018Navigating the New Tax Law: When to Act and When to Hold Off
The new tax law overhauls the U.S.tax code in a scale and proportion not seen in more than 30 years.
- January 22, 2016Welcome To Tax Fraud Season: Here’s How To Survive It
Director Debbie Oster offers her insight into avoiding, and handling the problem of tax fraud in a recent article in TheStreet.com.
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